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Quakers face force with kindness

  • Oct 25, 2008 at 12:00AM

For more than 350 years, Friends (Quakers) have been known as peace activists.

City’s ‘bank’ is braving storm

  • Oct 25, 2008 at 12:00AM

The city recently inquired about American Marine Bank’s financial state of affairs since the municipality may have $1 million deposited in the Bainbridge-based bank at any given time in order to cover monthly expenditures. Members of the council’s Finance Committee basically wanted to know if AMB could guarantee that the city’s deposits are properly insured – a good question considering the economic nightmare that is occuring nationwide and globally.


  • Oct 25, 2008 at 12:00AM

Blakely Outdoor Ed: The Blakely Elementary fourth grade outdoor education program for 2008-2009 is holding a fundraiser to help earn money for a spring trip to Olympic Park Institute. They’ll earn 40 percent of purchases made on and catalog sales from Oct. 15 through Nov. 5. Contact a Blakely fourth grader to purchase from them, use our special link for shopping online: Info: or call Erika Williams at 206-855-9253.

Sports Roundup

  • Oct 25, 2008 at 12:00AM

Bainbridge High School golfers Carl Jonson, Kyle Hurt and Anna Bourland have been named to the All-Metro First Team chosen by the league’s coaches.

Spartans strike out in Metro volleyball

  • Oct 25, 2008 at 12:00AM

Monday night’s BHS volleyball match against Blanchet was somewhat of a microcosm of the entire season. After dropping the first game, the Spartans had leads late in the second and third games against the state’s seventh-ranked team in 3A. But they couldn’t close out either one, losing both times by two points.

Budget cuts add urgency to phonathon

  • Oct 25, 2008 at 12:00AM

For about one day out of every school week, Librarian Lynn Ukich isn’t on hand to help children in her Wilkes Elementary School library.

Parking squeeze to tighten in Winslow

  • Oct 25, 2008 at 12:00AM

On Nov. 1, new parking requirements will be implemented that promote development in the city’s downtown core and reduce the number of public spaces a business is required to supply.

Harui memorial service announced

  • Oct 24, 2008 at 10:31AM

Bainbridge man reinvents the electric car

  • Oct 22, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Oct 23, 2008 at 8:57AM

If there can be a perfect car for Bainbridge Island, Bob Fraik has it plugged into his 110-volt power outlet.

Bainbridge 'treasure' Junkoh Harui’s legacy will live on

  • Oct 21, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Oct 22, 2008 at 12:25PM

Shaken by years of Parkinson’s disease, weakened, then besieged by cancer, Junkoh Hauri seemed to defy death this year by venturing daily, or whenever physically possible, to his beloved Bainbridge Gardens.

EADS settling into new island center

  • Oct 21, 2008 at 3:37PM

In the Sportsman Park Business Coming, a new building is coming to life.

Advertising adds up to big money for WSF

  • Oct 21, 2008 at 3:36PM

Since they were first rolled out last December, glossy onboard advertisements have quietly inundated vessels throughout the Washington State Ferries system, and become an increasingly significant revenue stream for the cash-strapped agency.

Bainbridge sculptor Brian Berman sends work to the Louvre

  • Oct 22, 2008 at 8:00AM updated at 10:21AM

Sculptor Brian Berman seeks clarity. “I’m working with glass and translucent stone right now because I want my artwork to bring more light into the world,” he said. “I feel like we’re in a dark time right now, and that each of us has the ability to radiate that light.”

Bainbridge Island Snapshots | A Cinderella Story

  • Oct 21, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Oct 22, 2008 at 10:10AM

A Cinderella Story: Island shutterbug Rick Gordon visited the Day Road Farms and Pumpkin Patch recently and captured a grouping of Cinderella Pumpkins.

Vote to keep Metro district parks healthy

  • Oct 21, 2008 at 3:39PM

Recent letters in the Review regarding the Metro Park District’s levy lid-lift (Proposition 1) contain some misconceptions.

Bainbridge-area Dems should breeze through election

  • Oct 21, 2008 at 3:39PM

It’s one of those odd elections where none of the state offices are very competitive. Case in point. Sherry Appleton (D-Poulsbo) showed disdain for Larry Cooney (R-Poulsbo), her opponent for the 23rd Legislative District Posiotion 1 seat, by rolling her eyes when he was introduced with some fanfare for his attire at a recent candidate’s forum on Bainbridge Island.

Perhaps we should invest in our matresses | Tom Tyner

  • Oct 21, 2008 at 3:39PM

I’ve been waiting for several weeks now for Treasury Secretary Paulson to call me to ask for my ideas on how to save the U.S. economy. I know the man is very busy and all, but all I’d need is about half an hour.

Bainbridge Island Review Letters to the Editor | Oct. 22 (cont'd.)

  • Oct 22, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 8:57AM

Thank you Backpacks a success Thank you all who contributed to our eighth annual back-to-school fund-raising effort, Project Backpack. As donations were down this year from previous years, we especially want to thank Jim Peek, who sponsors and organizes the Classic Car Cruise-In at the Baptist Church; he brought in the most significant portion of our funding.

Bainbridge Island Review Letters to the Editor | Oct. 22

  • Oct 22, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 8:56AM

Parks Measure has too many uncertainties While there may be some good intentions behind the measure, there are many more reasons to oppose Proposition 1 than there are to favor it.

Bainbridge Island Review Community Calendar | Oct. 22

  • Oct 21, 2008 at 3:38PM

Chinese Brush Painting: Bainbridge Mandarin Learning Center offers its first Chinese culture enrichment class, Chinese Brush Painting, for youths and adults, from 10-11:30 a.m. Nov. 2, 9, 16 and 23. Chinese Mandarin class registration continues, too. Info: or call 842-3928.

Pumpkin Break Recipe | Nature’s Kitchen

  • Oct 20, 2008 at 5:21PM

Nature’s on fire with the season’s change. Those same brilliant oranges, reds and yellows illuminating the countryside now adorn the isles in local grocery stores — fall harvest varieties of apples, squashes and my favorite: the pumpkin. The colors and shapes of nature’s seasonal bounty make my mind run wild with creative kitchen creations, and now is the perfect time of year for baking.

Bainbridge High needs a win over Bishop Blanchet | Prep Football

  • Oct 21, 2008 at 3:37PM

The Bainbridge High School football team hope to finish the regular season Friday night with a win over Bishop Blanchet at Memorial Stadium in order to place third in the Metro League’s Mountain Division and improve its seeding in the district playoffs, which begin next weekend.

Bainbridge Island Review Sports Roundup | Oct. 22

  • Oct 21, 2008 at 3:37PM

The Bainbridge Island Rookies, making their second trip to Snoqualmie in two weeks, lost to the Mt. Si Gray team 46-19.

A common man’s trip to the Bremerton Symphony

  • Oct 20, 2008 at 5:20PM

I am not a classical music reviewer. I’ve just got to throw that out there. But with that said, when the Bremerton Symphony debuted its 2008-09 season in the last weekend in September, it seemed right that What’s Up should have some eyes and ears there in the concert hall. It’s not often that you see community concert reviews and the like appearing in these pages, but there are times when a review is definitely in order.

Mos Generator kicks off What’s Up's new series of Kitsap Wrock Reviews

  • Oct 20, 2008 at 5:19PM

If there are to be Local Wrock Reviews of albums coming out of Kitsap, it’s fitting that it should begin with the Mos Generator and T. Dallas Reed.

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